The Challenge of COVID-19 Testing

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References:
[1] https://www.ghsindex.org/
[2] https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus
[3] https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2020/3/13/21178289/confirmed-coronavirus-cases-us-countries-italy-iran-singapore-hong-kong
[4]https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/17/us/coronavirus-testing-states.html?algo=clicks_decay_6&fellback=false&imp_id=126407409&action=click&module=moreIn&pgtype=Article&region=Footer
[5] https://www.businessinsider.com/how-coronavirus-throat-tests-work-rt-pcr-method-explained-2020-4?r=US&IR=T
[6] https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/how-is-the-covid-19-virus-detected-using-real-time-rt-pcr
[7] https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/03/05/905484/why-the-cdc-botched-its-coronavirus-testing/
[8] https://www.who.int/news-room/commentaries/detail/advice-on-the-use-of-point-of-care-immunodiagnostic-tests-for-covid-19
[9] https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/19/us/coronavirus-antibody-tests.html
[10] https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/the-institute/ieee-member-news/a-rapid-test-for-covid19-arrives-via-a-20yearold-technology-already-in-many-hospitals
[11] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-y3xi1K7JE
[12] https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/21/838794281/study-raises-questions-about-false-negatives-from-quick-covid-19-test

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